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The spy: a tale of the neutral ground 84 editions

Cover of: The spy by James Fenimore Cooper
About the Book

Inspired by accusations of venality leveled at the men who captured Major Andre (Benedict Arnold's co-conspirator, executed for espionage in 1780), Cooper's novel centers on Harry Birch, a common man wrongly suspected by well-born Patriots of being a spy for the British. Even George Washington, who supports Birch, misreads the man, and when Washington offers him payment for information vital to the Patriot's cause, Birch scorns the money and asserts that his action were motivated not by financial reward, but by his devotion to the fight for independence. A historical adventure tale reminiscent of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley novels, The Spy is also a parable of the American experience, a reminder that the nation's survival, like its Revolution, depends on judging people by their actions, not their class or reputations.

84 editions First published in 1821

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Publish date unknown, Collins
The spy
in English
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Publish date unknown, Popular Library
The spy.
in English
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Publish date unknown, Books On Tape
Spy
Audio Cassette
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Publish date unknown, Grosset & Dunlap
The spy
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1821, Anand Chitpother
The Spy
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1821, Wiley & Halsted
The spy
Microform in English
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1822, G. and W.B. Whittaker
The spy
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1822, Wiley and Halsted
The spy
- 3D ed.
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1822, Wiley and Halsted
The spy
in English - 3D ed.
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1823, G. and W.B. Wittaker
The spy
in English - 2nd ed.
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1825, L. Baudry
The spy
Microform in English
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1829, Carey, Lea & Carey
The spy
Microform in English
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1831, H. Colburn and R. Bentley, Bell and Bradfute
The spy
- Rev., corr., and illustrated with a new introd., notes, etc. by the author. --
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1837, Richard Bentley
The spy
in English - Rev., cor. and illustrated with a new introduction, notes, etc. by the author.
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1845, Burgess, Stringer, & Co.
The spy
in English - A new ed.
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1849, G. Routledge
The spy
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1849, Putnam
The spy
in English
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1859, W.A. Townsend
The spy
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1859, W.A. Townsend
The spy
in English
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1865, Hurd and Houghton
The spy
in English
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1869, Hoffmann
Der Spion
- Neue Ausg.
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1870, Hurd and Houghton, Riverside Press
The spy
in English
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1872, Hurd and Houghton
The spy
in English - [Household ed.]
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1888, Current literature publishing company
The spy
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1893, G.P. Putnam's Sons, the Knickerbocker Press
The spy
in English - Leather-stocking ed.
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1896, Putnam
The spy
in English - Mohawk ed
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1896, G. P. Putnam's sons
The spy
in English
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1899, G. Routledge
The spy
in English - [Leather-stocking ed.]
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1900, H.M. Caldwell
The spy
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1909, The Macmillan Company
The spy
in English
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1910, Dana Estes & co.
The spy
in English - Illustrated Cabinet edition.
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1912, G.P. Putnam's sons
The spy
in English - Mohawk ed.
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1914, Scott, Foresman, and company
The spy
in English
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1914, Educational Publishing Company
The spy
in English
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1920, A. L. Burt
The spy
in English
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1924, Houghton Mifflin Co.
The spy
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1924, Minton, Blach & Co.
The spy
in English
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1924, Houghton Mifflin Co.
The spy
in English
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1928, Macmillan
The spy
in English
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1931, C. Scribner's
The spy
in English
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1936, Saalfield Pub. Co.
The spy
in English
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1942, Garden City Pub Co.
The spy
in English
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1946, Dodd, Mead
The spy.
in English
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1946, Dodd, Mead
The spy.
in English
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1946, Dodd, Mead
The spy.
in English
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1960, Hafner Pub. Co.
The spy
in English
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1963, Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the press of A. Colish
The spy
in English
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1965, Hafner
The spy
in English
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1968, Oxford U.P.
The spy
in English
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December 28, 1971, NCUP
The Spy
Paperback in English
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1971, College & University Press
The spy
in English
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August 1971, Dodd Mead
Spy
Hardcover
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June 1974, Macmillan Pub Co
Spy
Paperback in English
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October 1, 1982, Books on Tape, Inc.
The Spy
Audio Cassette
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1983, Zhejiang ren min chu panshe, Zhejiang sheng xin hua shu dian fa xing
Jian die
in Chinese - 880-02 Di 1 ban.
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1984, Tip. S. Selivanovskago
Shpīon
Microform in Russian
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October 1987, Buccaneer Books
Spy
Library Binding in English
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January 1990, Reprint Services Corp
The Spy
Hardcover in English
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June 1, 1994, Audio Book Contractors, Inc.
The Spy (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)
Audio cassette in English
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January 1996, Books On Tape
The Spy
Audio Cassette in English
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1997, Penguin Books
The spy
in English
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January 1997, University Publishing House, Inc.
The Spy
Paperback in English
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2000, Sovereign Publishers
The spy
in English
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2000, G.K. Hall
The spy
in English
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May 12, 2000, Adamant Media Corporation
The Spy
Paperback in English
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May 2000, Classic Books
The Spy
Library Binding
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2002, AMS Press
The spy
in English
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April 2002, AMS Press
The Spy
in English
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June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
The Spy,
Paperback in English
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June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
The Spy,
Paperback in English
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2004, Fictionwise, Inc.
The Spy
eBook in English
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February 23, 2004, IndyPublish.com
The Spy
Hardcover in English
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February 23, 2004, IndyPublish.com
The Spy
Paperback in English
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2005, eBooksLib
The Spy
eBook in English
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May 30, 2005, IndyPublish.com
The Spy
Hardcover in English
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August 1, 2005, Nonsuch Publishing
The Spy (Nonsuch Classics)
Paperback in English
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October 2006, North Books
The Spy
Hardcover in English
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October 2006, North Books
The Spy
Hardcover in English - Largeprint edition
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March 1, 2007, Aegypan
The Spy
Hardcover in English
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August 9, 2007, IndyPublish
The Spy
Paperback in English
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April 1, 2007, Aegypan
The Spy
Paperback in English
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June 2, 2007, BiblioBazaar
The Spy (Large Print Edition)
Paperback in English
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June 2, 2007, BiblioBazaar
The Spy
Paperback in English
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September 28, 2007, Dodo Press
The Spy (Dodo Press)
Paperback in English

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December 23, 2013 Edited by Wm Bonsan Added new cover
November 23, 2012 Edited by Anand Chitipothu Reverted spam
November 21, 2012 Edited by 188.190.127.68 Edited without comment.
October 14, 2011 Edited by EdwardBot remove duplicate authors
October 16, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page